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Object Number:
48-2-240
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Samsoun
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Goddess
Man
Sacrifice
Description:
Female deity. Green patina. Figure is complete. Stands on low base, extending her right hand in which she holds a patera. Clutches a triangular object to her breast with her left hand. Wears a chiton and himation, with left shoulder exposed. Drapery is coarsely rendered in large folds on the front and only vaguely indicated on the back. Quite flat in profile.
Height:
8.2cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harold) Paumgarten
Other Number:
176   -   Collector Number
L-2-35   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37, no. 92, pl. 9
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[Catalogue] Moore, Charlotte B. 1969. Description and analysis of the bronze and lead objects in the Herman V. Hilprecht Collection, the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 96-97, no. 96; p. 325, fig. 71
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